FRANCE – Dauphine of Eurovision 2021, “Voila” has been around the world since May and is on the list of the Sacem 2021 Grands Prix made official on Monday
In the list of Grands Prix Sacem 2021 revealed this Monday, Voilà, written, composed and performed by Barbara Pravi receives the trophy for French song of the year.
The song, popularized by its participation in Eurovision in May, has more than 40 million listeners internationally.
When she sings Voilà in concert, it is “a moment which is awaited and which is absolutely suspended”, affirms Barbara Pravi.
On the list of the 2021 Grands Prix Sacem (Society of Authors, Composers and Music Publishers) released this Monday, Barbara Pravi’s song receives the Rolf Marbot Prize for song of the year. The winner, joined by 20 Minutes, says she is “very happy” with this award which crowns the beautiful destiny experienced by
After its second place at Eurovision Song Contest in May, the song has slipped into the Top 50s of several European countries. Thursday, the American company MRC Data recorded 43.9 million streams around the world for this title. The same day, the Spotify platform also drew its figures: the songs of Barbara Pravi represented this year 55.8 million listenings for some 6 million listeners in 172 countries.
Another proof that Voilà has crossed borders: at the end of November, a candidate successfully defended her chances via this text in French at The Voice Portugal.
A source close to the French version of the telecrochet also indicated to 20 Minutes that this song was chosen by a very large number of talents for their very first audition of the new season to come.
The artist, who has performed concerts since the start of the school year, says that his interpretation of Voila is “a moment which is expected and which is absolutely suspended” from each of his performances.
In all, the list of Grand Prix Sacem 2021 has nineteen trophies.
Among them, the Grand Prize for French Song (creator-performer) is awarded to Matthieu Chedid, the Francis Lemarque Prize for Revelation to Lous & The Yakuza, the Grand Prize for Urban Music to Youssoupha and the Grand Prize for Humor to Camille Lellouche.
This year, the trophy ceremony has been replaced by a special that will be broadcast on December 16 at 9 p.m. on Culturebox (channel 14).